Ernest Shackleton Quotes



Best 10 Other Quotes by Ernest Shackleton

“A man must shape himself to a new mark directly the old one goes to ground.”

“Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all.”

“I had a dream when I was 22 that someday I would go to the region of ice and snow and go on and on till I came to one of the poles of the Earth.”

“I thought you'd rather have a live donkey than a dead lion.”

“If I had not some strength of will I would make a first class drunkard.”

“Men Wanted: For hazardous journey. Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success.”

“Need to put footstep of courage into stirrup of patience.”

“Optimism is true moral courage.”

“Superhuman effort isn't worth a damn unless it achieves results.”

“Through endurance we conquer.”

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